According to Matthew
"The film is a masterly recreation of the story of the murderous Christian Priest and his lady love. Acting is superb. Direction of the film is faultless. The film compares well with any prestigious British or Hollywood film."
- CEYLON TODAY
"Alston...A majestic presence.
Jacqueline...stunning and sensuous"
"A special place in Sri Lanka's cinema history."
- SUNDAY OBSERVER
"A praiseworthy film...Excellent."
- SUNDAY ISLAND
"With the striking performance of Alston Koch and the depiction of a worthwhile message, the production was set up to be a clear winner."
- Pujanee Galappaththi,
SUNDAY MORNING BRUNCH
"Chandran Rutnam takes to his hands to create the cinematic masterpiece, According to Matthew...it has the Agatha Christie, Sherlock Holmes effect."
- Priyangwada Perera,
CEYLON TODAY FEATURES
"According to Matthew...Perfect."
- Gamini Weragama,
"It's not just a film, but this is THE FILM, which people of all ages irrespective of religion should watch on the large screen."
- DAILY MIRROR SPOTLIGHT
"Chandran Rutnam produced a brilliant movie...one of the best Sri Lankan films."
- Dishan Joseph, YOUTH OBSERVER
"According to Matthew is a classic...that succeeded on almost every level...indeed an outstanding production."
- Nandasiri Jasentuliyana
Director, United Nations Office